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CREAT(3) Library Functions Manual CREAT(3)

creatcreate a new file

#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/stat.h>
#include <fcntl.h>

creat(const char *path, mode_t mode);

This interface is made obsolete by:


() is the same as:

open(path, O_CREAT | O_TRUNC | O_WRONLY, mode);


The creat() function call conforms to IEEE Std 1003.1-1990 (“POSIX.1”).

The creat() function call first appeared as a system call in Version 1 AT&T UNIX.

September 6, 2019 OpenBSD-7.1